SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    The Speaker of the Lok Sabha has been empowered to exercise 'Guillotine'

    A)  After demands are discussed

    B)  After demands are discussed and passed

    C)  When the time allotted for budget discussions is exhausted

    D)  When the demands are passed with a cut

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] After the reports of the Standing Committees on both Railway as well as General Budget are presented to the House, the House proceeds to the discussion and Voting on Demands for Grants, Ministry-wise. The time for discussion and Voting of Demands for Grants is allocated by Speaker in consultation with the Leader of the House. On the last day of the allotted days, the Speaker puts all the outstanding Demands to the Vote of the House. This device is popularly known as 'guillotine'.

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